Arizona Father Accidentally Shoots Child While Cleaning His Gun

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January 16, 2014 6:46 p.m.

A child was shot in the leg in Phoenix, Ariz. on Thursday while a parent was cleaning their gun, the Associated Press reported.

Authorities say the child, whose identity has not yet been released, is recovering from a non-life threatening injury at an area hospital. The father’s bullet struck the child after penetrating two walls of the house.

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